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Daily Mail – Great Britain

England win World Cup after dramatic victory over India

PAUL NEWMAN AT LORD’S: When Anya Shrubsole was nine she stood in the Mound Stand at Lord’s and talked of playing here for England. Now, she is the hero who sealed the World Cup.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:20 pm

World Cup win means women’s cricket is now seen as cool

NASSER HUSSAIN: What an advert for women’ s cricket that final was. And what a day for Anya Shrubsole and England. It came down to the fact that England handled the pressure better.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:12 pm

Family’s anger over Dunkirk film uses fictional name

Members of Commander James Campbell Clouston’s family are angered after a character based on their father who died at Dunkirk and was played by Kenneth Branagh had a fake name.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 11:40 am

Tour de France: Cyril Gautier proposes live on TV

Cyclist Cyril Gautier has had something on an uneventful Tour de France, but he made sure his name would be in Monday’s papers after proposing to his girlfriend during the final stage.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:22 am

BBC wildlife producer shown in shocking road rage rant

Wildlife producer and director Fergus Beeley shocked a family on Saturday when he got out of his car on the M27 near Portsmouth, Hampshire and launched into an explosive rant.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:19 am

Walmart: 8 people found dead in San Antonio branch

A total of 38 were found in the truck, which didn’t have a working air conditioning system despite blistering temperatures topping 100 degrees in San Antonio.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:18 am

‘Time bomb’ alert for 1.9m on interest-only home loans

As many as 1.9million borrowers are paying off the interest on their home loans without making a dent in the capital, figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) show.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:02 am

Indian Express – India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am


BBC – Great Britain

Poland’s President Duda vetoes judicial reforms after protests

Poland’s president rejects a controversial law to replace Supreme Court judges with political nominees.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:27 pm

French philosopher Dufourmantelle drowns rescuing children

The French philosopher, who wrote a book called Praise of Risk, dies trying to save two children.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:20 pm

Switzerland chainsaw attack: Five hurt in Schaffhausen

Parts of the town of Schaffhausen are sealed off as police search for the suspect.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 11:56 am

Welsh food and farming industry’s post-Brexit warning

Wales’ food and farming industry could be “put back decades”, the environment secretary says.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 11:38 am

Ryanair warns of airline fares war this summer

The airline says it might cut fares as much as 9% on some routes as competition intensifies.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:56 am

Turkey’s Cumhuriyet journalists in terrorism trial

If found guilty, the 17 writers and managers could be jailed for decades.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:13 am

Superyacht hub

How Italian seaside city Viareggio became a hub for the superyacht manufacturing industry.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 11:11 pm

NPR – United States

U.N. Food Program Is The First Line Against Terrorism, Beasley Says

David Greene talks to David Beasley, head of the U.N. World Food Programme, about the famines in Yemen and Nigeria, and how his agency is dealing with threatened funding cuts.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 9:05 am

Blackwater Founder Backs Outsourcing Afghan War To A Private Army

Steve Inskeep talks to Erik Prince, founder of the now defunct private security firm Blackwater, who has reportedly submitted a proposal to the White House calling for contracting out the Afghan war.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 9:05 am

Morning News Brief: Russia Probes, Louisville Clinic Protests

House and Senate investigations into any links between Russia and the Trump campaign continue. Protests erupt outside Kentucky’s last clinic that performs abortions.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 9:05 am

Despite Climate Change Setbacks, Al Gore ‘Comes Down On The Side Of Hope’

Even though President Donald Trump promised to pull the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, Al Gore still sees an “excellent chance” of meeting the accord’s commitments to reduce global warming.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:44 am

Father Of Girl Ticketed For Selling Lemonade Responds To Supporters: ‘Make A Stand’

A 5-year-old girl whose sidewalk lemonade stand brought a $195 fine in London has been invited to set up shop elsewhere. Her dad says, “Now she feels less sour about the experience.”

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 6:44 pm

Chris Froome Wins His Fourth Tour De France Title In Paris

It’s the third straight Tour de France victory for Froome, in a race that saw him lose the yellow jersey midway through the tour’s 21 stages.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 2:45 pm

The Call-In: Iraq, Then And Now

We hear from veteran Charles Diamond who served in Mosul, Jane Arraf compares Mosul today to before ISIS, and former Obama administration official Andrew Exum talks about the U.S. military’s role.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 12:05 pm

The Jerusalem Post – Israel

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Voice of America – US Government

New Photo of Nigeria’s Ailing President Buhari Surfaces

The first picture of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari seen in 78 days — since he left Abuja for medical treatment in Britain — surfaced on Sunday: a photo that shows him smiling during a luncheon meeting in London with a delegation of state governors from Nigeria.

Buhari adviser Femi Adesina posted the photo on Facebook, along with an account of Sunday’s meeting by Imu state Governor Rochas Okorocha.  The governor, who along with others at the luncheon is a member of…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:10 pm

Duterte Says His Fight Against Drugs Is ‘Unrelenting’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urged his critics in his State of the Union address Monday not to trivialize his drug war by muddling his anti-drug campaign with demands for human rights.

The controversial leader has made the drug war a central theme of his administration and began his address at the House of Representatives in Manila emphasizing what he said is his “unrelenting fight ” on drugs. “Despite international and local pressures, the fight will not…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 11:34 am

Trump Son-in-Law Denies Collusion With Foreign Governments

Jared Kushner, son-in-law and close adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, says he did not collude with any foreign governments or have any improper contacts.

Kushner released a statement Monday ahead of appearing for closed-door questioning before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and another planned session Tuesday in front of the House Intelligence Committee, as they examine Russia’s meddling in last year’s U.S. election.

“The record and documents I am providing will…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 11:10 am

Trial of 3 Myanmar Journalists Marred by Lack of Access, Transparency

When the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee visits the country, the government sometimes prevents her from visiting certain locations, normally areas affected by ongoing conflict. 

On her most recent trip, her third under the new government led by Aung San Suu Kyi, she wanted to travel to Hsipaw, a hilly town in northern Shan State, to visit three Myanmar journalists being held in the local prison.

UN official prevented from…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 9:55 am

Poland’s President to Veto 2 Controversial Bills on Judiciary

Poland’s president says he is vetoing two of three bills recently passed by lawmakers to reform the country’s judicial system.

Andrzej Duda announced his decision on television Monday, days after mass street protests.

“I have decided to send back to parliament, which means I will veto, the law on the Supreme Court, as well as the one about the National Council of the Judiciary,” he said.

Both bills are generally seen as challenges to the independence of the judicial…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 9:47 am

South Africa Moves Ahead on Domestic Trade in Rhino Horn

South Africa’s government is moving ahead with draft regulations for a domestic trade in rhino horn, despite critics’ concerns that a legal market will spur rhino poaching.

The environmental affairs minister, Edna Molewa, said Monday that anyone possessing a rhino horn will need a permit, and that South Africa continues to recognize a ban on the international trade in horn that was imposed in 1977.

South Africa is home to most of the world’s rhinos.

Earlier this year,…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 9:33 am

Senate Republicans Plan Initial Vote on Health Care Bill

U.S. Senate Republicans plan to make another push this week toward their goal of repealing and replacing the health care law put in place under former President Barack Obama.

During the past month, the Senate has seen two versions of health care bills, one that would both repeal and replace the program commonly known as Obamacare and another that would start a two-year clock on repealing it in order to give lawmakers time to figure out a replacement. 

Both bills faced total…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:39 am


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